Developing a spiritual assessment toolbox: a discussion of the strengths and limitations of five different assessment methods.

@article{Hodge2005DevelopingAS,
  title={Developing a spiritual assessment toolbox: a discussion of the strengths and limitations of five different assessment methods.},
  author={David R. Hodge},
  journal={Health \& social work},
  year={2005},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          314-23
        }
}
  • D. Hodge
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Education
  • Health & social work
Increasingly, social workers are being called on to conduct spiritual assessments, yet few assessment methods have appeared in academic literature. This article reviews five complementary assessment approaches that have recently been developed to highlight different facets of clients' spiritual lives. Specifically, one verbal model, spiritual histories, is discussed, along with four diagrammatic approaches: spiritual lifemaps, spiritual genograms, spiritual ecomaps, and spiritual ecograms. An… 

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